DIU signed MoU with University of Nebraska at Kearney regarding Friendship and Cooperation

Daffodil International University (DIU) signed MoU with University of Nebraska at Kearney regarding Friendship and Cooperation

On a spirit of mutual collaboration and support in academic cooperation in promotion of the advancement of learning through exchange and cooperation in teaching and research a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding Friendship and Cooperation was signed recently between Daffodil International University (DIU) and University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK), USA.

Dr. Yousuf M. Islam, Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering and Executive Director, Human Resource Development Institute of Daffodil International University and Professor Charles J. Bicak, Senior Vice Chancellor of University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) signed the MoU on behalf of their respective institutions.

This bilateral agreements aims and form of co-operation on: Exchange students, Exchange Faculty Members, Exchange in Research, Twinning Programmes and Centers of Excellence. Through these MOU, DIU students will get the opportunity to enjoy lot of international collaboration.

To cope with the global academic environment Daffodil International University has adopted and upgraded some policies and practices by joining hands with different international organizations from the very beginning.

Delegates from University of South Wales visited Daffodil International University

Delegates from University of South Wales visited Daffodil International University

A two member delegation team of University of South Wales, UK made a courtesy visit to Daffodil International University today on October 22, 2013. The members of the delegation team comprised with Mr. David Joyce, International Recruitment Officer and Ms.Katy Davies, International Officer of University of South Wales, UK. Mr. Amal C Dhar, Managing Director, Ms. Nabila Sattar & Ms. Nazifa Hoque, Executive, Counselling support of Global Study also accompanied with them. They held a discussion with the Daffodil International University authority.

Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. M Lutfar Rahman welcomed the guests. Prof. Dr. M. Mizanur Rahman, Treasurer, Professor Dr. S. M. Mahbub-Ul Haque Majumder, Dean, FSIT, Prof. Dr. Md. Fokhray Hossain, Registrar, Prof. Dr. Engr. A.K.M. Fazlul Haque, Prof. & Head, Department of Natural Sciences, Mr. Md. Emran Hossain, Director (Planning & Development) were also present in the discussion. They exchanged opinions and views on various educational aspects of the two universities regarding educational program exchange, educational cooperation.

Daffodil International University has a good relationship with University of South Wales, UK for a long time and as a result of this relationship they made this visit to Daffodil International University for further development.

Daffodil International University signed MoU with Universiti Malaysia Perlis at 12th AUPF 2013

Daffodil International University (DIU) signed a bilateral Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) on International Partnership Programmes with Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) on October 08, 2013 at the 12th Asian University President’s Forum 2013 held at Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Langkawi, Malaysia.

Brigadier General Datuk Professor Dr. Kamarudin Hussin, Vice- Chancellor, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) and Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University signed the MoU on behalf of their respective institutions. DYTM Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra, Crown Prince of Perlis & Chancellor UniMAP, Raja Puan Muda, Crown Princess of Perlis, Professor Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman, Vice Chancellor and Mr. Emran Hossain, Director (Planning & Development) of Daffodil International University and other high officials of AUPF were present at the signing ceremony.

This MoU aims and form of co-operation on: Exchange students, Exchange Faculty Members, Exchange in Research, Twinning Programmes and Centers of Excellence. Through these MoU, DIU students will get the opportunity to enjoy lot of international collaboration such as branch campuses, cross-border collaborative arrangements, programs for international students, establishing English-medium programs and degrees

Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees represented Daffodil International University and presented its views on the development of higher education in Bangladesh, the experiences of the university in developing undergraduate and post graduate degrees. Around 100 top ranked University Presidents from Asia joined this great gathering.

Professor Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman achieved “Golden Star Academic & Educational Excellence Award 2013

Professor Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman achieved “Golden Star Academic & Educational Excellence Award 2013

Professor Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman, Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University achieved the honor of winning “Golden Star Academic & Educational Excellence Award 2013” under Education Leadership Award at `World Marketing Summit Malayasia 2013’ – a Philip Kotler Initiative for a Better World. He received this award and certificate from Dr. R.L Bhatia, Ambassador, World Marketing Summit at the awards function held on September 28, 2013 at Putrajaya International Convention centre, Malaysia. Representative from 63 countries were present at the Award Giving Ceremony.

The brainchild of iconic marketing guru, Professor Dr Philip Kotler, the WMSM 2013 aimed to revolutionise the way marketers and consumers think, live and act as an individual and how society can collectively make contributions towards a better future by creating new approaches through marketing.

Daffodil International University holds orientation for fresher at Permanent Campus

The orientation program for the newly enrolled undergraduate students of Fall-2013 semester at Permanent Campus of Daffodil International University was held on October 01, 2013 at Permanent Campus Auditorium. Professor Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman, Vice-Chancellor, Daffodil International University was present as the chief guest in the orientation program.

Presided over by Dr. Mostafa Kamal, Director of Permanent Campus, the function was also addressed by Prof. Dr. M. Mizanur Rahman, Treasurer, Prof. Dr. Zakir Hossain, Director of Studies, Dr. S. M. Mahbub-Ul- Haque Majumder, Dean, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Prof. Rafiqul Islam, Dean, Faculty of Business and Economics, Prof. Dr. Golam Mawola Chowdhury, Proctor and Controller of Examination, Dr. Engr. A.K.M. Fazlul Hoque, Head, Department of Natural Sciences, Mr. Mominul Haque Majumder, Director ( Finance & Accounts), Mr. Masum Iqbal, Head, BBA Program and Dr. A. Nayeem Faruqui, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Textile Engineering. Earlier the newly enrolled students were welcomed with a rose and tuberose.

Addressing as chief guest, Professor Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman, Vice-Chancellor, Daffodil International University urged the newly enrolled students to make the best use of the resources provided by the university and make them fit to face the challenges of the 21st century.

He said that Daffodil International University is doing well in all respects. Commitment, transparency and quality of education made the university renowned. DIU provides its students with many facilities to pursue their studies and hone their skills.

Urging the students to be an ideal human being he said that three major things – discipline, honesty and quality can make life successful. To be an ideal citizen of the country he advised the students to achieve these virtues.

Three Students From Japan Visited DIU

Three Students From Japan Visited DIU

A team of three students from Japan had a visit to Daffodil International University Social Business Students Forum on 28 September 2013. Kazi Misu, President of SBSF made a presentation about SBSF over there, where Masud Ibn Rahman,Asst Professor & Head of Social Business Cell DIU conducted a workshop on Social Business through Social Business learning game .The game is developed by SBSF with the collaboration of MCC.

Faculty of Business and Economics of Daffodil International University holds 1st Reunion with colored program

Faculty of Business and Economics of Daffodil International University hold its first reunion of passing out graduates with great enthusiasm and day long gala events today on September 28, 2013 at DIU Auditorium. With spontaneous participation of Passing out graduates, faculty members and officers the program turned into a festive mood.

Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees of Daffodil International University and Chairman, Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) was present in the program as the chief guest. Founder, Vice Chancellor and Emeritus Professor of Daffodil International University Dr. Aminul Islam inaugurated the program. Presided over by Mr. Masum Iqbal, Head, BBA Program and Convener, the function was addressed by Prof. Dr. M. Mizanur Rahman, Treasurer, Prof. Dr.M Zakir Hossain, Director (Studies), Prof. Rafiqul Islam, Dean, Faculty of Business and Economics, Prof. Dr. S.M. Mahabub Ul Haque Majumder, Dean, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, PROFESSOR Dr. Md. Fokhray Hossain, Registrar and Mr. Syed Mizanur Rahman, Director (Student Affairs), Mr. Manjurul Alam Jewel, President, DIU Alumni Association & Head, HR, Eastern Bank, Md. Nazrul Islam Helali, Chairman, Golden Trade International BD.

Addressing as the chief guest Mr. Md. Sabur Khan said, Alumni are the ambassador and identity of the university. Alumni can bring all the graduates under one community and network graduates will act as a strong platform through which junior students would be benefited and establish Unity, Compassion and Brotherhood among the graduates in a ground full of assistance and cooperation.

He said, Daffodil International University is always pioneer to introduce new course curricular like Art of Living for preparing competent graduates for job market. He also informed that the university is going to introduce extra ordinary course “Entrepreneurship and Leadership of BBA” for the first time in Bangladesh.

5000 Graduates from Daffodil International University are working in their professional life and many of them holding important positions in a diverse category of organizations; many are pursuing their career abroad, he added.

Student of NFE, DIU visited BCSIR Lab Chittagong & Rangamati Sub-station Research Center

Based on the R&D Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement between BCSIR Dhaka and Daffodil International University a team comprising 24 students of 4th year 2nd batch of Department of Nutrition and Food Engineering, DIU visited BCSIR Laboratories at Chittagong and Sub-station Research center at Rangamati on 22nd and 23 June 2013 respectively. The team was guided by Dr. K.M. Formuzul Haque, Professor & Head, NFE and associated by a NFE Member Syed Noor Alam Co-ordination Officer.

On 22nd June 2013 at 7.0 a.m the whole group of students and teacher reached at BCSIR Guest House, Baluchora, Chittagong. On same day at 10.0 a.m. the students started their journey from Chittagong Guest House to BCSIR Sub-station Research Center at Rangamati. During this journey from Chittagong to Rangamati was very pleasant due to beautiful natural scenario hilly & Rubber garden both side of the road. At 12.0 clock they reached at Rangamati Sub-station center and took their lunch. After that they visited Medicinal plants and lemon grass oil extraction plant over there. At Rangamati the whole team also visited some attractive tourism places such as hanging bridge, Rangamati lake, Rajmoni Bihar, Buddhist Temple and 6 0 clock they again returned to BCSIR Guest House at Chittagong.

Next day on 23rd June, all the students reached at BCSIR Lab Chittagong and the Director BCSIR Lab Dr. Jaripha Begum welcomed all the students since they arrived at the office premises. The Director requested to make two groups among the students and assigned with them with two individual scientists for visiting the Lab. During their visit in BCSIR Lab Chittagong the students were visited the following Labs: such as (a) Food Toxicological analysis lab, (b) Modern Equipments Analytical Lab (this lab. Equipped with most modern and latest instruments which was funded by ADB Project such as High performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Gas Chromatography (GC), Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrophotometer Mass Spectrophtometer (LCMSMS), Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), UV Spectro Photometer), (c) Extraction of Menthol from Mint plant, (d) Modern Microbiological Lab, (e) Extraction of Flavor Essence and oils from herbal plants, (f) Animal House for vivo study of the new product (rat, mice, guinea pig, rabbit), where animal breeding and new sample test feeding are being done. (g) Medicinal plants herbarium and herbal product development lab. In each Lab students were given demonstration by the expert scientists and the noted down all the necessary information in to note book.

End of the visiting Lab all the student were seated in the conference room and the Director BCSIR Lab Chittagong, Dr. Jaripha Begum addressed to the students of NFE, DIU and briefly described what activities are going on in BCSIR Laboratories Chittagong. Later on she concluded this program with some refreshments. On behalf of the Department of Nutrition and Food Engineering Dr. K.M.Formuzul Haque Professor & Head, thanked to the Director for giving this type of facilities for the students of NFE, DIU. Lastly, the Head of the Dept. handed over a DIU logo Crest to the Director of BCSIR Lab ctg. The Director BCSIR Lab was very happy and she showed her keen interest in future if the students of DIU desire to carry out joint Research Project or individual R&D works at BCSIR lab in Chittagong that BCSIR Lab Chittagong will give all sorts assistance and cooperation in this regard.

At 2 o clock after taking lunch at BCSIR Guest house the students again started their journey to see the Chittagong Vatiary Cantonment Lake and enjoyed the natural beauty over there. All the students reached at Potenga Sea Beach at 5 p.m. At 7.0 p.m. the students reached at Chittagong Rail Station for return to Dhaka. During this two days trip to BCSIR Laboratories Chittagong & Rangamati the students gained sufficient knowledge about Lab analysis, product development and animal feeding trial. The students and teacher in this Dept. of NFE are very grateful to the University authority for getting permission and financial assistance to make success the whole program.

Career Development Center organized Seminar on “Managing Your Career”

Career Development Center (CDC) of Daffodil International University organized a seminar titled “Managing Your Career” for fresh graduates on September 26, 2013 (Thursday) at 11.00 am at Sobhanbag Campus. Mr. Md. Hasanuzzaman Begh, HR Business Partner, Eastern Bank Limited conducted a session on Sales of Banking sector of Bangladesh. The seminar was presided over by Professor Rafiqul Islam, Dean, Faculty of Business and Economics, DIU. Prof. Dr. Md. Zakir Hossain, Director of Studies, Ms. Farhana Helal Mehtab, Head, Department of Law, Mr. Syed Maruf Reza, Coordinator of CDCand Mr. Masum Iqbal, Head of BBA Program attended the seminar and participated in this lively interactive discussion.

In the Seminar Eastern Bank Ltd. have also collected 50+ CVs from the student participants and declared to arrange a interview session at 1st week of October. They also announced that any student can send them CV at any times who are interested to start their Career by Sales division. For more info, please contact with Career development Center, DIU.